Florence Cymbalista, MD PhD, is Head of the Department of Hematology Biology at Hopital Avicenne, Paris, France. She was trained as a clinical hematologist at Hotel Dieu, Paris University, and as a post-doctoral fellow in Professor James Griffin’s laboratory at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, between 1990 and 1992. She joined the French Cooperative group in CLL, currently FILO group, and participated in the foundation of ERIC (European Research Initiative in CLL). Professor Cymbalista manages a large cohort of CLL patients. Her laboratory is focused on translational research in CLL and serves as a reference laboratory for French and international trials. Her main research interests are CLL predictive factors, mechanisms of resistance and microenvironment interactions.
EM-84565 - Date of preparation: December 2021